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Anglican churches ringing bells for missing and murdered aboriginal women – The Guardian

June 03, 2015 It takes approximately one hour to toll a church bell 1,181 times. Bells at many Anglican cathedrals and parish churches across Canada, including St. Paul’s Charlottetown, will toll to draw attention to the crisis of 1,181 missing and murdered indigenous women. On three successive Wednesdays beginning June 3, participating churches will begin […]

by pmnationtalk on June 3, 2015175 Views

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Sipekne’katik First Nation implementing dog population control program – CBC

Reserve plans to spay, neuter and find new homes for roaming dogs In Indian Brook, stray dogs that roam, sometimes in packs, are a familiar sight around the Sipekne’katik First Nation. For residents like Brittany Parker, a mother of two small children, they trigger a deep fear. “I worry all the time [about] my kids […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 2015146 Views

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Sydney Ports Corp. hopes to reverse pipeline, sell fuel to ships – The Chronicle Herald

May 29, 2015 SYDNEY — The Sydney Ports Corp. is still awaiting word on when it will get a second cruise ship berth, but general manager Paul Carrigan says the agency hopes the planned expansion will eventually allow it to sell fuel to ocean-going vessels, creating more business for the port. Workers are currently conducting […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2015126 Views

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Life of Melida Young celebrated with aboriginal service – Western Star

May 29, 2015 Family and friends celebrated the life of Melida Young as she was laid to rest with a full aboriginal service and interment Thursday. Born Melida Osmond, Ms. Young grew up in Cape Ray and later married Harold Young of Stephenville Crossing. The past 16 years she has been the companion of Reg […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 201597 Views

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CBRM mayor expected to announce port developments next week – The Chronicle Herald

May 27, 2015 SYDNEY — Mayor Cecil Clarke is expected to announce next week what is being billed as “good news” on port development in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality. The mayor is on vacation, but his Twitter account has advertised a lunch event at the Holiday Inn in Sydney on Wednesday, with tickets costing […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2015103 Views

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Mi’kmaq Confederacy inviting golfers to annual tournament – Journal Pioneer

May 27, 2015 The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of P.E.I. is putting new effort into revitalizing its charity golf tournament this September.  All funds raised by the event will go to the P.E.I. Aboriginal Sports Circle, which helps kids from Island aboriginal communities participate in the local, regional and national events. The event organizer, Ricky Knockwood, is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2015110 Views

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First Nations developing new tool for self-governance – Troy Media

  BAYFIELD, NS, May 24, 2015—First Nations communities across the country are adopting constitutions that prove bands do not have to wait for the Indian Act to be repealed or replaced for progress to be made on the ground. Band officials are discovering that these documents allow their communities to build culturally appropriate institutions of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 2015147 Views

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Northern Pulp blasts N.S. rules – The Chronicle Herald

May 20, 2015 Northern Pulp alleges its most recent industrial approval is an attempt by the provincial government to “impose conditions” that require the company to cease using Boat Harbour as an effluent treatment facility sooner than scheduled and render the mill unviable. The information is contained in the company’s appeal of the industrial approval, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015185 Views

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Federal funding program to assist unemployed First Nations members with skills training – Daily Business Buzz

May 20, 2015 TRURO HEIGHTS – Federal funding was announced on Tuesday for skills training aimed at off-reserve aboriginal youth. “Through the aboriginal skills and employment training strategy, or assets, we’re helping aboriginal people to get those skills and training that they need to secure meaningful employment and build better futures for themselves and for […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015201 Views

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CBU program efforts supported by $100000 donation – Cape Breton Post

May 20, 2015 SYDNEY — The aboriginal business studies program at Cape Breton University is $100,000 richer thanks to a donation from accounting firm Grant Thornton. The Purdy Crawford chair in aboriginal business is attached to the university’s Shannon School of Business and is focused on encouraging Canada’s indigenous people to study business education. The […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015224 Views

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